About Samantha Bryson
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05/16/2011 - current
U.S. mayors' report on homeless sees need increasing for food, shelter
Published 12/11/2013 at 9 p.m.
The outlook is bleak next year for the homeless and needy in 25 American cities, including Memphis, according to a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Inmate tries to flee Shelby County courtroom
Published 12/11/2013 at 7:56 p.m.
An inmate tried to escape from a Shelby County courtroom Wednesday morning, injuring two of the three deputies who subdued him, according to Shelby County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Chip Washington.
Two Millington High students arrested after gun, ammunition found on campus
Published 12/11/2013 at 3:58 p.m.
Two Millington High students were arrested Wednesday after one was found with bullets in his pocket and the other with a .380 caliber handgun, according Shelby County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Chip Washington.
Memphis police to erect sobriety checkpoints
Published 12/10/2013 at 9:24 p.m.
The Memphis Police Department will conduct two sobriety checkpoints Saturday, the department said.
Police ID teen found dead in Memphis motel
Updated 12/10/2013 at 9:22 p.m.
A 19-year-old woman who was found shot dead in a Super 8 Motel this weekend was identified by the Memphis Police Department on Tuesday.
Jackson, Tenn., man admits to defacing students' Torah
Published 12/10/2013 at 7:41 p.m.
A hotel security guard pleaded guilty this week to violating the civil rights of several hotel guests by spitting on their Torah and defacing it with satanic and anti-Semitic phrases, according to U.S. Attorney Edward L. Stanton.
Houston High student suspended over pocket knife in car
Published 12/10/2013 at 7:08 p.m.
A Houston High student was cited and suspended over a pocket knife found in the glove compartment of his car Tuesday.
Shelby County under winter weather advisory
Published 12/09/2013 at 5:52 p.m.
A winter weather advisory was issued for Shelby County and parts of the Mid-South Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
'It was like falling off into space,' Memphis bridge jump victim tells father
Updated 12/09/2013 at 8:40 p.m.
It may have been a mistake, getting out of the car. Then again, intensive care units often lend themselves to that kind of speculation.
Women leap from East Memphis overpass to avoid careening car
Updated 12/08/2013 at 9:12 p.m.
After a weekend ice storm that compelled businesses to close their doors and grocery shoppers to empty the shelves, Memphis melted its way toward Monday with much of the city wondering if the apocalyptic forecasts weren’t slightly overblown.
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